Lake Yalpuh

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Yalpuh
Lake Yalpuh 02.jpg
Location Odessa Oblast
Coordinates 45°25′N 28°37′E / 45.417°N 28.617°E / 45.417; 28.617Coordinates: 45°25′N 28°37′E / 45.417°N 28.617°E / 45.417; 28.617
Primary outflows Lake Kugurluy
Basin countries Ukraine
Surface area 149 km2 (58 sq mi)
Average depth 2 m (6.6 ft)
Max. depth 5.5 m (18 ft)
Settlements Bolhrad, Vynohradivka, Kotlovyna, Ozerne

Yalpuh (Ukrainian: Озеро Ялпуг) is a freshwater lake located in the southern Ukrainian oblast of Odessa. The largest natural lake in Ukraine, it covers an area of 149 km², has an average depth of about 2 metres, a maximum depth of 5.5 metres and, at its southernmost point, adjoins Lake Kugurluy.

Its northern shores are in the Bolhrad Raion, it borders the Reni Raion to its southwest and the Izmail Raion to its southeast.

The largest town on Yalpuh's shores is Bolhrad at its northernmost point. Larger villages include Vynohradivka to the north, Kotlovyna to the west and Ozerne on its southeastern shore.